History of the American Steam Fire-Engine

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  • Copyright: 2001-06-19
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
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Over 100 rare illustrations depict more than 70 antique fire engines with steam-powered pumps - from the very first one, built in 1829, to the end of the 19th century. Include the Braithwaite's "Comet"; the Manhattan No. 8 of New York City; the Hurricane No. 13 of Philadelpia; the Northern Liberty, No. 8, of Bosto; more.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. i
George Braithwaitep. 1
Paul R. Hodgep. 4
John Ericssonp. 6
William L. Layp. 11
Moses Lattap. 13
Abel Shawkp. 19
Joseph L. Lowryp. 20
Silsby Manufacturing Co.p. 21
Lee and Larnedp. 29
Reanie and Neafiep. 34
Joseph L. Parry (see Reanie and Neafie)
Philadelphia Hydraulic Works (See Reanie and Neafie)
S. W. Landell and Co. (See Reanie and Neafie)
Hunnsworth, Eakin and Co. (See Reanie and Neafie)
E. V. Merrick and Sonp. 41
George M. Bird and Co.p. 42
Murray and Hazlehurstp. 44
Bean and Scottp. 45
Poole and Huntp. 48
Hinckley and Druryp. 50
Amoskeag Manufacturing Co.p. 52
Manchester Locomotive Works (See Amoskeag)
James Nelsonp. 63
George Wilson (See James Nelson)
John Agnewp. 65
Jacob L. Haupt (See John Agnew)
Isaac P. Morris and Co.p. 67
Ettenger and Edmondp. 69
Alexander McCausland (See Ettenger and Edmond, and Isaac P. Morris and Co.)
J. B. Johnsonp. 71
McKay and Gallagher (See J. B. Johnson)
G. J. and J. L. Chapmanp. 75
Campbell and Whittierp. 77
J. M. Stone (See Campbell and Whittier and Hinckley and Drury)
William Jeffersp. 78
P. S. Skidmore (See William Jeffers)
Clapp and Jonesp. 80
L. Buttonp. 87
Button and Blake (See L. Button)
Holroyd and Co. (See L. Button)
John A. Ives and Bro.p. 92
R. J. Gouldp. 94
John N. Dennisson (See R. J. Gould)
B. S. Nichols and Co. (See R. J. Gould)
Hunneman and Co.p. 100
Cole Bros.p. 103
Ahrens Manufacturing Co.p. 105
Lane and Bodley (See Ahrens Man. Co.)
Richard Harrellp. 109
Joseph Nussey (See Richard Harrell)
John Nichols (See Richard Harrell)
Jucket and Freemanp. 111
Union Machine Co. (See Jucket and Freeman)
Allen Supply Co. (See Jucket and Freeman)
John L. Knowltonp. 113
Campbell and Rickards (See John L. Knowlton)
La France Manufacturing Co.p. 114
Eaton and Princep. 119
Knowles Steam Pump Worksp. 121
Hill and Moorlenp. 124
Mansfield Machine Worksp. 126
George F. Blakep. 130
Thomas Manning, Jr., and Co.p. 131
Waterous Engine Works Co.p. 134
American Fire Engine Co.p. 136
James Smithp. 142
Joseph Banksp. 143
Clapp and Banks (See Joseph Banks)
Banks and Buckley (See Joseph Banks)
A. B. Taylor, Son and Co.p. 144
Allerton and Stevensp. 145
Arlington Iron Worksp. 146
Haskell and Jonesp. 147
E. B. Sintgenichp. 147
Watts G. Coryp. 147
Knoulson and Kellyp. 147
Sheppard Iron Worksp. 147
A. E. Eatonp. 147
Cobett and Co.p. 147
Kimballp. 147
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